- Associated Press - Monday, December 12, 2016

BOONE, Iowa (AP) - Authorities believe a man died after trying to save his dog from an icy lake near Boone.

KCCI-TV reports (https://bit.ly/2hnBxma) deputies were called Saturday morning to a lake at Don Williams Recreation Area, about 10 miles northwest of Boone.

They found a man’s body floating in the lake. The Boone County sheriff’s office identified him as 56-year-old Michel Carr, of Ames.

Authorities believe he died after attempting to rescue his dog after it fell through ice on the lake.

Rescue crews recovered the dog, which survived.

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Information from: KCCI-TV, https://www.kcci.com


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